Initiative

Michael Chong, Initiative’s chief analytics officer, has done something quite remarkable — climbing Ama Dablam, one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas on a trek that takes the best part of a month. Here, he tells B&T about his marvellous mountaineering, and what we can learn from it. Ama Dablam, rising proudly at an elevation of 6,812

There are few in adland with such vast experience as IPG Mediabrands and Initiative’s chief operating officer Geoff Clarke. Starting in the industry more than 30 years ago, Clarke has held positions such as investment director, chief investment officer, client partner and managing director. Speaking on behalf of the Experience Advocacy Taskforce, Clarke explained why agencies

Crown Resorts and MasterChef Australia are setting the table to welcome fans and foodies to a new pop-up restaurant and unique, dining experience called ALUMNI at Crown Melbourne, the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. ALUMNI will see a rotating cast of MasterChef Australia alumni at a pop-up restaurant for a limited time,

There are few in adland with such vast experience as IPG Mediabrands and Initiative’s chief operating officer Geoff Clarke. Starting in the industry more than 30 years ago, Clarke has held positions such as investment director, chief investment officer, client partner and managing director. Speaking on behalf of the Experience Advocacy Taskforce, Clarke explained why agencies

Cancer Chicks, a charity organisation, has unveiled a new brand platform and campaign, ‘FUCC It’, designed to support young women living with cancer. The campaign was developed in collaboration with Initiative IMPACT and MBCS, with the tagline ‘FUCC It’. It’s intended to inspire young women not to let cancer or severe chronic and terminal illness

Mediahub has tapped strategist Linda Fagerlund for the newly-created role of Chief Strategy Officer for Australia and New Zealand. Fagerlund is tasked with delivering Mediahub’s trans-Tasman strategic support for key clients, she also joins Mediahub’s senior leadership team. Fagerlund brings 15+ years of strategy experience to the new role working previously across media, creative agencies,

Initiative Media, an agency of IPG Mediabrands, announced the appointment of Sharon Ho as CEO of China. She will be based in Shanghai and report to Melinda Po (Bo Rongrong), CEO of IPG Greater China . As the CEO of Extreme Media China, Sharon Ho will leverage her advantages in integrating technology, data and marketing

The study found creators who routinely shared personal experiences and engaged with their audience’s comments were perceived as honest and authentic. The top traits brands seek from influencers is honesty (67%), followed by creativity (47%) and charisma (38%), according to research conducted by Snapchat and MAGNA Media Trials for its Influencer Marketing Playbook. The study, ‘Unleashing Influence: A

As advertising education in Australia marks 50 years, the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has announced that the ‘Five Decades of Advertising Graduates’ competition is now open for applications. The competition is a celebration of how studying for and working in the advertising industry has developed over five decades. In addition to looking at changes and

Initiative Perth has announced a raft of new hires across its client service and partnerships teams. Sian Thomas joins the agency in the newly created role of client advice and partnerships director; Sarah Hua joins as associate director and Jessica Wilkins takes on the role of partnerships associate. Head of Perth, Paige English said she